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RowTWTitle (click to view)StudioWeekend GrossChangeTheatersChangeAvg.Est.
Screens
ChangeAvg.Est.
Shows
ChangeAvg.Total GrossWeek #
1 51 Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure KVP $43,854 -90.1% 281 -1,879 $156 281 -1,919 $156 1,330 -20,870 $33 $1,029,050 2
2 15 Hit and Run ORF $1,077,146 -58.4% 1,810 -1,060 $595 1,810 -1,090 $595 15,500 -16,300 $69 $12,503,750 3
3 20 Brave BV $720,572 -49.5% 959 -749 $751 1,040 -860 $693 7,470 -5,530 $96 $233,397,964 12
4 36 The Apparition WB $173,841 -72.5% 276 -534 $630 280 -530 $621 2,620 -8,580 $66 $4,739,362 3
5 18 Marvel's The Avengers BV $786,181 -58.9% 1,209 -496 $650 1,300 -700 $605 8,800 -2,400 $89 $621,414,627 19
6 8 The Campaign WB $3,377,189 -40.9% 2,542 -399 $1,329 2,600 -400 $1,299 30,100 -3,200 $112 $79,320,621 5
7 19 Sparkle (2012) TriS $780,085 -56.2% 873 -384 $894 900 -400 $867 9,200 -2,800 $85 $23,374,162 4
8 6 The Bourne Legacy Uni. $3,969,330 -45.1% 2,766 -365 $1,435 2,900 -400 $1,369 29,700 -3,300 $134 $103,628,825 5
9 16 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $834,216 -36.0% 763 -273 $1,093 876 -324 $952 7,139 -1,161 $117 $157,173,660 9
10 17 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox $817,491 -42.4% 931 -273 $878 931 -273 $878 8,350 -1,150 $98 $46,742,100 6
11 24 Total Recall (2012) Sony $467,562 -46.2% 502 -254 $931 510 -250 $917 3,950 -1,120 $118 $57,627,693 6
12 5 ParaNorman Focus $4,195,415 -36.2% 2,856 -229 $1,469 4,400 -600 $954 34,400 -4,100 $122 $45,452,876 4
13 10 The Dark Knight Rises WB $3,218,189 -47.4% 1,987 -200 $1,620 2,100 -400 $1,532 18,500 -2,300 $174 $437,782,482 8
14 25 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $380,983 -39.5% 345 -160 $1,104 440 -140 $866 3,930 -1,040 $97 $215,240,165 14
15 27 Celeste and Jesse Forever SPC $352,037 -51.0% 441 -145 $798 441 -149 $798 1,480 -1,260 $238 $2,610,511 6
16 21 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony $565,880 -38.8% 416 -85 $1,360 520 -100 $1,088 4,560 -500 $124 $260,571,241 10
17 3 The Expendables 2 LGF $4,951,899 -45.2% 3,260 -74 $1,519 3,400 -100 $1,456 42,400 -2,900 $117 $75,619,038 4
18 12 Premium Rush Sony $2,311,414 -41.8% 2,182 -73 $1,059 2,200 -100 $1,051 25,000 -8,500 $92 $16,743,104 3
19 44 Magic Mike WB $92,919 -41.2% 202 -66 $460 202 -68 $460 1,470 -440 $63 $113,578,737 11
20 37 The Watch Fox $149,098 -34.7% 135 -60 $1,104 140 -60 $1,065 1,430 -460 $104 $33,998,900 7
21 22 Ted Uni. $548,730 -32.3% 515 -46 $1,065 520 -50 $1,055 4,660 +220 $118 $216,858,060 11
22 34 Step Up Revolution LG/S $190,638 -33.9% 198 -38 $963 210 -50 $908 2,010 -270 $95 $34,484,102 7
23 68 Joker UTV $17,725 -83.2% 43 -31 $412 43 -37 $412 440 -460 $40 $163,070 2
24 52 Cosmopolis EOne $43,537 -51.1% 45 -20 $967 50 -20 $871 430 -290 $101 $702,922 4
25 43 The Queen of Versailles Magn. $104,761 -36.0% 73 -14 $1,435 80 -10 $1,310 210 -30 $499 $2,011,366 8
26 40 MIB 3 Sony $128,715 -31.7% 173 -13 $744 200 -17 $644 2,009 -229 $64 $179,020,854 16
27 76 Flying Swords of Dragon Gate IM $13,464 -85.9% 3 -12 $4,488 3 -17 $4,488 20 -50 $673 $170,276 2
28 59 Red Hook Summer Vari. $27,837 -47.3% 29 -12 $960 30 -11 $928 110 -50 $253 $300,458 5
29 38 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection LGF $143,610 -21.9% 167 -12 $860 170 -10 $845 1,860 -120 $77 $65,483,079 11
30 104 The Day Anch. $1,281 -87.3% 2 -10 $641 2 -10 $641 8 -199 $160 $20,502 2
31 67 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Fox $18,632 -59.5% 39 -10 $478 40 -10 $466 380 -100 $49 $37,498,906 12
32 101 The Awakening (2012) Cohen $2,072 -76.5% 4 -9 $518 4 -9 $518 10 -46 $207 $175,088 4
33 80 Nitro Circus the Movie 3D ArcEnt $9,756 -35.6% 22 -9 $443 22 -18 $443 210 -30 $46 $3,360,768 5
34 77 Bernie MNE $13,130 -50.1% 18 -8 $729 20 -10 $657 150 -40 $88 $9,185,908 20
35 50 2 Days in New York Magn. $50,558 -44.4% 34 -8 $1,487 34 -8 $1,487 100 -40 $506 $519,657 5
36 58 Prometheus Fox $28,434 -38.0% 48 -7 $592 53 -7 $536 378 -42 $75 $126,429,117 14
37 39 Killer Joe LD $128,980 -47.8% 68 -6 $1,897 70 -4 $1,843 747 +457 $173 $1,664,479 7
38 100 Oslo, August 31st Strand $2,215 -79.1% 2 -5 $1,108 2 -8 $1,108 5 -15 $443 $97,811 16
39 117 Hermano MBox $403 -69.4% 4 -4 $101 4 -6 $101 10 -10 $40 $29,379 3
40 75 Mugamoodi UTV $13,590 -75.5% 17 -4 $799 20 -1 $680 130 -70 $105 $89,474 2
41 11 Hope Springs Sony $2,800,217 -40.4% 2,437 -4 $1,149 2,500 - $1,120 28,100 - $100 $57,519,656 5
42 49 Ruby Sparks FoxS $54,889 -38.7% 76 -2 $722 80 - $686 680 -50 $81 $2,373,073 7
43 98 Neighboring Sounds CGld $2,738 -71.2% 1 -1 $2,738 - - n/a - - n/a $37,427 3
44 113 Klown Drft. $571 -65.0% 1 -1 $571 - - n/a - - n/a $67,587 7
45 108 Elena Zeit. $1,017 -41.6% 1 -1 $1,017 1 -1 $1,017 - - n/a $215,507 17
46 - General Education PHP $1,264 -60.4% 2 -1 $632 2 -1 $632 24 -6 $53 $7,742 3
47 91 Neil Young Journeys SPC $4,188 -30.6% 10 -1 $419 10 -1 $419 21 -9 $199 $193,642 11
48 70 The Well-Digger's Daughter KL $16,579 -32.2% 13 -1 $1,275 - - n/a - - n/a $273,886 8
49 63 Bullet Vanishes CL $22,461 -48.3% 13 -1 $1,728 13 -1 $1,728 50 -18 $449 $91,197 2
50 84 Space Station 3-D (IMAX) Imax $6,364 -56.4% 1 - $6,364 1 - $6,364 1 - $6,364 $86,334,400 543
51 85 Las Acacias OutF $6,000 - 1 - $6,000 1 - $6,000 - - n/a $6,000 1
52 96 Pickin & Grinnin HLM $3,003 - 1 - $3,003 - - n/a - - n/a $3,613 1
53 - The Color Wheel APD/C $240 - 1 - $240 - - n/a - - n/a $17,752 17
54 - Monsieur Verdoux (re-issue) FDesk $115 - 1 - $115 - - n/a - - n/a $62,664 130
55 114 Planet of Snail CGld $531 - 1 - $531 1 - $531 5 - $106 $8,509 4
56 122 Pink Ribbons, Inc. FRun $129 - 1 - $129 1 - $129 1 - $129 $26,558 15
57 90 For Ellen Trib. $4,616 - 1 - $4,616 1 - $4,616 6 - $769 $5,798 1
58 107 How to Grow a Band ICir $1,056 - 1 - $1,056 - - n/a - - n/a $16,374 21
59 119 The Devil, Probably (2012 re-release) FDesk $242 - 1 - $242 - - n/a - - n/a $25,639 33
60 118 The Turin Horse CGld $358 - 1 - $358 - - n/a - - n/a $56,097 26
61 69 Detropia LF $17,414 - 1 - $17,414 1 - $17,414 7 - $2,488 $17,414 1
62 106 Little Birds MNE $1,222 -73.3% 1 - $1,222 1 - $1,222 6 - $204 $11,501 2
63 120 Elles KL $206 - 1 - $206 1 - $206 - - n/a $157,427 18
64 103 Grand Illusion (2012 re-release) Rialto $1,434 - 1 - $1,434 - - n/a - - n/a $148,691 18
65 89 Girl Model FRun $4,898 - 1 - $4,898 1 - $4,898 - - n/a $6,864 1
66 121 Turn Me On, Dammit! NYer $200 -70.8% 1 - $200 1 - $200 1 -2 $200 $123,543 24
67 62 Hello I Must Be Going Osci. $23,904 - 2 - $11,952 2 - $11,952 12 - $1,992 $23,904 1
68 112 Easy Money (2012) Wein. $603 -74.6% 2 - $302 2 - $302 11 -10 $55 $188,870 9
69 115 Ballplayer: Pelotero Strand $459 - 2 - $230 2 - $230 10 - $46 $44,689 8
70 111 OC87 FKF $634 - 2 - $317 - - n/a - - n/a $41,587 16
71 109 The Invisible War Cdgm. $696 - 2 - $348 2 - $348 2 - $348 $58,492 12
72 105 Last Ride MBox $1,245 - 2 - $623 2 - $623 - - n/a $5,480 6
73 86 Deep Sea 3D (IMAX) WB $5,869 -20.0% 2 - $2,935 2 - $2,935 - -10 n/a $44,964,999 341
74 99 Death by China A23 $2,682 - 3 - $894 3 - $894 12 - $224 $13,988 4
75 79 Wild Horse Wild Ride Scre. $11,376 - 5 - $2,275 10 - $1,138 20 - $569 $16,256 3
76 48 Keep the Lights On MBox $55,574 - 5 - $11,115 5 - $11,115 21 - $2,646 $55,574 1
77 74 Beloved (2012) IFC $14,229 +0.1% 6 - $2,372 6 - $2,372 22 +1 $647 $100,420 4
78 92 Under the Sea 3D WB $3,938 -83.3% 7 - $563 10 - $394 20 -10 $197 $30,901,501 187
79 60 The Eye of the Storm SEG $25,785 - 7 - $3,684 7 - $3,684 29 - $889 $25,785 1
80 97 Rec 3: Genesis Magn. $3,001 - 8 - $375 - - n/a - - n/a $3,001 1
81 64 Air Racers 3D 3D $21,929 -31.9% 10 - $2,193 - - n/a - - n/a $1,309,987 23
82 54 The Inbetweeners Movie WHE $36,000 - 10 - $3,600 10 - $3,600 52 - $692 $36,000 1
83 73 Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World 3D $14,267 -12.4% 10 - $1,427 - - n/a - - n/a $6,096,582 120
84 72 Bill W. P124 $15,163 - 12 - $1,264 - - n/a - - n/a $535,778 17
85 47 The Imposter IM $68,243 - 27 - $2,528 30 - $2,275 80 - $853 $601,212 9
86 66 Toys in the Attic Hann. $19,913 - 27 - $738 30 - $664 350 - $57 $19,913 1
87 61 Born to Be Wild (IMAX) WB $24,731 -49.4% 33 - $749 33 - $749 230 +20 $108 $20,816,624 75
88 53 Farewell My Queen Cohen $37,456 -36.6% 36 - $1,040 40 - $936 110 - $341 $1,251,736 9
89 35 Bachelorette RTWC $181,494 - 47 - $3,862 47 - $3,862 266 - $682 $181,494 1
90 46 To the Arctic (IMAX) WB $78,788 -50.2% 52 - $1,515 52 - $1,515 420 +10 $188 $8,395,135 21
91 14 Raiders of the Lost Ark (IMAX) Par. $1,673,731 - 267 - $6,269 270 - $6,199 3,670 - $456 $1,673,731 1
92 30 Branded RAtt. $240,589 - 307 - $784 310 - $776 4,430 - $54 $240,589 1
93 13 The Cold Light of Day LG/S $1,831,588 - 1,511 - $1,212 1,511 - $1,212 22,700 - $81 $1,831,588 1
94 4 The Words CBS $4,750,894 - 2,801 - $1,696 2,900 - $1,638 39,900 - $119 $4,750,894 1
95 116 Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present MBox $444 -82.8% 2 +1 $222 2 +1 $222 - - n/a $79,814 13
96 110 Where Do We Go Now? SPC $656 -53.5% 3 +1 $219 3 +1 $219 10 +5 $66 $531,813 18
97 41 Searching for Sugar Man SPC $114,455 -18.6% 33 +1 $3,468 33 +1 $3,468 160 +5 $715 $892,596 7
98 93 Painted Skin: The Resurrection WGUSA $3,897 +109.4% 3 +2 $1,299 3 +2 $1,299 11 +6 $354 $44,888 4
99 102 360 Magn. $2,008 -55.0% 5 +2 $402 10 +7 $201 20 +10 $100 $92,737 6
100 87 Kumare KL $5,139 +206.3% 5 +2 $1,028 10 +7 $514 10 +10 $514 $111,832 12
101 95 A Cat in Paris GK $3,543 -37.1% 5 +2 $709 10 +7 $354 60 +25 $59 $309,360 15
102 81 Chicken with Plums SPC $9,611 -14.3% 5 +2 $1,922 5 +2 $1,922 25 +10 $384 $115,692 4
103 57 Little White Lies MPI $33,106 -23.1% 14 +2 $2,365 14 +2 $2,365 40 -72 $828 $137,819 3
104 65 Hubble 3D WB $21,963 -48.6% 16 +2 $1,373 20 +6 $1,098 20 +10 $1,098 $34,055,397 130
105 56 Compliance Magn. $34,300 -36.6% 21 +2 $1,633 21 +2 $1,633 74 +1 $464 $231,363 4
106 26 Beasts of the Southern Wild FoxS $358,952 -32.0% 269 +2 $1,334 270 - $1,329 2,940 -20 $122 $10,272,091 11
107 88 Hysteria SPC $5,055 +248.6% 7 +3 $722 10 +6 $506 20 +12 $253 $1,779,166 17
108 42 To Rome with Love SPC $107,252 -26.7% 97 +3 $1,106 100 +6 $1,073 240 - $447 $16,316,776 12
109 31 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $229,830 -32.9% 200 +3 $1,149 200 - $1,149 1,860 +110 $124 $44,640,048 16
110 94 The Ambassador Drft. $3,773 -71.1% 8 +4 $472 10 +6 $377 10 - $377 $24,295 2
111 83 Take This Waltz Magn. $7,407 +16.8% 13 +4 $570 13 +4 $570 20 -1 $370 $1,216,734 11
112 78 Unforgivable Strand $12,997 +401.4% 6 +5 $2,166 6 +5 $2,166 16 +14 $812 $135,947 11
113 82 Iron Sky EOne $7,885 +126.8% 8 +6 $986 10 +8 $789 30 +30 $263 $85,106 7
114 71 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $15,562 -9.8% 24 +6 $648 24 +4 $648 60 +10 $259 $450,090 7
115 55 Safety Not Guaranteed FD $35,010 -11.8% 54 +6 $648 54 +4 $648 490 +100 $71 $3,876,519 14
116 45 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel FoxS $82,338 -17.1% 114 +9 $722 114 +4 $722 900 +150 $91 $46,083,019 19
117 33 Samsara Osci. $194,862 +82.7% 25 +16 $7,794 30 +21 $6,495 120 +72 $1,624 $482,610 3
118 1 The Possession LGF $9,317,472 -47.5% 2,834 +18 $3,288 3,100 - $3,006 42,400 -1,700 $220 $33,166,582 2
119 28 The Intouchables (U.S.-only) Wein. $302,504 -20.4% 194 +22 $1,559 194 +22 $1,559 2,180 +260 $139 $8,569,131 16
120 32 For a Good Time, Call... Focus $215,985 +50.1% 56 +33 $3,857 60 +30 $3,600 930 +520 $232 $450,004 2
121 29 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $280,359 -13.1% 73 +44 $3,841 74 +45 $3,789 324 +177 $865 $816,307 3
122 23 Robot & Frank Gold. $505,598 -27.0% 202 +58 $2,503 202 +52 $2,503 890 +210 $568 $2,014,027 4
123 7 The Odd Life of Timothy Green BV $3,650,158 -41.8% 2,717 +82 $1,343 2,717 +17 $1,343 33,600 -400 $109 $43,007,208 4
124 2 Lawless Wein. $6,007,036 -39.9% 3,138 +250 $1,914 3,200 +200 $1,877 39,800 +600 $151 $23,525,455 2
125 9 2016 Obama's America RM $3,309,422 -41.0% 2,017 +270 $1,641 2,017 +217 $1,641 27,800 +2,500 $119 $26,115,717 9
TOTALS:$67,728,681-35.2%46,184-2,512$1,46649,286-3,731$1,374527,535-18,104$128 
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